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Vessel with Abstract Feline Mask and Bird-Head Spout

A work made of ceramic with resinous postfire paint.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of ceramic with resinous postfire paint.

Date:

650/150 B.C.

Artist:

Paracas
Ica Valley, south coast, Peru

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 136

Department

Arts of the Americas

Culture

Paracas

Title

Vessel with Abstract Feline Mask and Bird-Head Spout

Origin

Ica Valley

Date

650 BCE–150 BCE

Medium

Ceramic with resinous postfire paint

Dimensions

14 × 17.5 cm (5 1/2 × 6 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Nathan Cummings

Reference Number

1960.896

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